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The Visibility Mindset: How Asian American Leaders Create Opportunities and Push Past Barriers

The Visibility Mindset: How Asian American Leaders Create Opportunities and Push Past Barriers

Explore the challenges faced by Asian professionals and how to overcome them.

Find your voice, own your story, and elevate your professional life. In The Visibility Mindset: How Asian American Leaders Create Opportunities and Push Past Barriers, Chao and Lam deliver an engaging and enlightening treatment of how Asian American professional leaders have powered through the obstacles in their way. Exploring a variety of myths, stereotypes, and problems faced by Asian American professionals, this book will empower you to overcome many of these issues.

The Visibility Mindset offers straightforward exercises and strategies, alongside many real-life leadership examples from various industries, to help you succeed as you move forward in your careers.

The book explores how to work with others effectively and how to handle microaggressions, how to leverage the power of networking, and how to manage and mentor others while seeking out mentorship for yourself. An indispensable resource for Asian professionals, 

The Visibility Mindset also deserves a place in the hands of allies of Asian American professionals seeking a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by their friends and colleagues.

Book Details

Publisher: Wiley
Publish Date: November 16, 2022
ISBN: 9781119890492
Language: English

About the Author

BERNICE CHAO is an award-winning marketing creative and is as dedicated to the advertising craft as she is to giving back to the community around her. As one of the few female Asian American creative leaders in the industry, Bernice is helping shape the AAPI community as the co-founder of the nonprofit Asians in Advertising, a global community advocating for AAPI. Bernice is a professor, mentor, and public speaker, with topics ranging from Asian American advocacy, storytelling, and leadership. Bernice has been inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement and featured in Forbes, SXSW, ADWEEK, and more. Bernice lives with her husband Matt and two children in Los Angeles, California.

JESSALIN LAM is co-founder of Asians in Advertising, a global nonprofit for Asians focused on community, opportunities for career growth and showcasing Asian talent. She is a DEI Champion, lifelong learner, and mentor with combined experience across learning and development, diversity and inclusion, marketing, and consulting. Jessalin has been part of 3AF NextGen Leaders to launch their annual mentorship program. Jessalin has been recognized as the 2022 Asian Hustle Network Top 50 Unsung Heroes, 2021 Nancy Hill Award Recipient, 2018 Ad Club of NY Women Fellowship, and 2016 ADCOLOR Futures.

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